'Calling' in the Bible
calling the light "day," and the darkness "night." The twilight and the dawn were day one.
"Make two trumpets, crafting them from beaten silver, for use in calling the congregation together and for notifying the camps to set out for travel.
He sent messengers to the entire tribe of Manasseh, calling them to follow him, and he also sent word to the tribes of Asher, Zebulun, and Naphtali, calling them to meet him.
A little while later, the army of Ephraim was mustered, and they crossed to Zaphon. They confronted Jephthah and asked, "Why did you cross over to fight the Ammonites without calling us to accompany you? We're going to burn your house down around you!"
Then Eli understood that the LORD was calling the boy, so Eli told Samuel, "Go lie down, and then if he calls you, answer, "Speak, LORD, because your servant is listening.'" Then Samuel went and lay down.
Later, the LORD came and stood there, calling out, "Samuel! Samuel!" as he had before. Samuel said, "Speak, because your servant is listening."
Give thanks to the LORD, calling on his name. Make what he has done known among the people.
Then the LORD thundered in the heavens, and the Most High sounded aloud, calling for hail stones and flashes of fire.
I am exhausted from calling for help. My throat is parched. My eyes are strained from looking for God.
Isn't wisdom calling out; isn't understanding raising her voice?
"I'm calling to you, men! What I have to say pertains to all mankind!
She has sent out her young women, while calling out from the heights of the city,
Stop bringing useless offerings! Incense is detestable to me, as are your New Moons, Sabbaths, and calling of convocations. I cannot stand iniquity within a solemn assembly.
They kept on calling to each other: "Holy, holy, holy is the LORD of the Heavenly Armies! The whole earth is full of his glory!"
The foundations of the thresholds quaked at the sound of those who kept calling out, and the Temple was filled with smoke.
A message concerning Dumah. "Someone is calling to me from Seir: "Watchman, what is left of the night? Watchman, what is left of the night?'
"Lift your eyes up to heaven and see who created all these the one who leads out their vast array of stars by number, calling them all by name because of his great might and his powerful strength and not one is missing."
Who has performed and carried this out, calling the generations from the beginning? I, the LORD the first and will be with the last I am the One!"
I am calling a bird of prey from the east, and from a far country a man with his purpose. Indeed, I've spoken; I will certainly make it happen; I've planned it; and I will certainly carry it out.
Indeed, when I cry out, calling for help, he shuts out my prayer.
I heard the voice of a man calling out from the Ulai Canal, "Gabriel, interpret what that fellow has been seeing.'
And everyone who calls upon the name of the LORD will be delivered. For as the LORD has said, "In Mount Zion and in Jerusalem there will be those who escape, the survivors whom the LORD is calling.'"
This is what the Lord GOD showed me: Look! The Lord GOD was calling for judgment by fire, and it was drying up the great depths of the ocean and consuming the land.
who is building his stairway to heaven and setting its foundation on earth; who is calling for the waters of the sea and pouring them out over the surface of the land the LORD is his name!
"This is what the LORD says about the prophets who are causing my people to go astray, who are calling out "Peace' when they're being fed, but who declare war against those who won't feed them:
He was the one the prophet Isaiah was referring to when he said, "He is a voice calling out in the wilderness: "Prepare the way for the Lord! Make his paths straight!'"
Then calling out to the crowd, he addressed them, "Listen and understand!
Calling a little child forward, he had him stand among them.
When some of the people standing there heard this, they said, "He's calling for Elijah."
He is a voice calling out in the wilderness: "Prepare the way for the Lord! Make his paths straight!'"
So they called the blind man and told him, "Have courage! Get up. He's calling you." He threw off his coat, jumped up, and went to Jesus.
When some of the people standing there heard this, they said, "Listen! He's calling for Elijah!"
as it is written in the book of the words of the prophet Isaiah, "He is a voice calling out in the wilderness: "Prepare the way for the Lord! Make his paths straight!
"Why do you keep calling me "Lord, Lord,' but don't do what I tell you?
So the Jewish leaders were trying all the harder to kill him, because he was not only breaking the Sabbath but was also calling God his own Father, thereby making himself equal to God.
When she had said this, she went away and called her sister Mary and told her privately, "The Teacher is here and is calling for you!"
So they were convinced by him. After calling in the apostles and beating them, they again ordered them to stop speaking in the name of Jesus and let them go.
Everyone who heard him was astonished and said, "This is the man who harassed those who were calling on Jesus' name in Jerusalem, isn't it? Didn't he come here to bring them in chains to the high priests?"
Again the voice came to him a second time, "You must stop calling unclean what God has made clean."
He told them, "You understand how wrong it is for a Jew to associate or visit with unbelievers. But God has shown me that I should stop calling anyone common or unclean,
Then the voice from heaven answered a second time, "You must stop calling common what God has made clean!'
according to his calling and not by actions), Rebecca was told, "The older child will serve the younger one."
For God's gifts and calling never change.
Brothers, think about your own calling. Not many of you were wise by human standards, not many were powerful, not many were of noble birth.
I, therefore, the prisoner of the Lord, urge you to live in a way that is worthy of the calling to which you have been called,
There is one body and one Spirit. Likewise, you were called to the one hope of your calling.
With this in mind, we always pray for you, asking that our God might make you worthy of his calling and that through his power he might help you accomplish every good desire and faithful action.
He saved us and called us with a holy calling, not according to our own accomplishments, but according to his own purpose and the grace that was given to us in the Messiah Jesus before time began.
Therefore, holy brothers, partners in a heavenly calling, keep your focus on Jesus, the apostle and high priest of our confession.
So then, my brothers, be all the more eager to make your calling and election certain, for if you keep on doing this you will never fail.
Then the witnesses heard a loud voice from heaven calling to them, "Come up here!" So they went up to heaven in a cloud, and their enemies watched them.
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